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Caldwell-Pope on SEC All-Freshman team

3/6/2012

Georgia swingman Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is the Bulldogs’ lone representative on the SEC men’s basketball coaches’ postseason awards list.

Caldwell-Pope made the league’s all-freshman team after ranking fourth among SEC freshmen in scoring (13.6 ppg) and sixth among freshmen in rebounds (5.2 rpg). Overall, the Greenville, Ga., native is 11th in the league in scoring, fourth in steals and fifth in made 3-pointers per game.

Georgia senior guard Gerald Robinson was not among the 17 players named to either the first or second team. Robinson ranks ninth in the league in scoring (14.3 ppg), eighth in assists (3.6 apg), sixth in free-throw percentage (.806), 13th in steals (1.3 spg) and eighth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.4).

Kentucky’s Anthony Davis was named the SEC’s Player of the Year, Freshman of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year. His Wildcats nearly swept the league’s top honors with John Calipari winning Coach of the Year and Darius Miller grabbing the Sixth Man of the Year honors.

Florida’s Patric Young was named the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

SEC Coach of the Year: John Calipari, Kentucky

SEC Player of the Year: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Patric Young, Florida

SEC Freshman of the Year: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

SEC Sixth-Man of the Year: Darius Miller, Kentucky

SEC Defensive Player of the Year: Anthony Davis, Kentucky

First Team All-SEC

Bradley Beal, Florida – G, 6-3, 207, Fr., St. Louis

Kenny Boynton, Florida – G, 6-2, 189, Jr., Pompano Beach, Fla.

Anthony Davis, Kentucky – F, 6-10, 220, Fr., Chicago

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky – F, 6-7, 232, Fr., Somerdale, N.J.

Dee Bost, Mississippi State – G, 6-2, 176, Sr., Concord, N.C.

Arnett Moultrie, Mississippi State – F, 6-11, 249, Jr., Memphis, Tenn.

John Jenkins, Vanderbilt – G, 6-4, 215, Jr., Hendersonville, Tenn.

Jeffery Taylor, Vanderbilt – F, 6-7, 225, Sr., Norkopping, Sweden

Second Team All-SEC

JaMychal Green, Alabama – F, 6-8, 228, Sr., Montgomery, Ala.

^Trevor Releford, Alabama – G, 6-1, 180, So., Kansas City, Mo.

BJ Young, Arkansas – G, 6-3, 175, Fr., St. Louis

Erving Walker, Florida – G, 5-8, 177, Sr., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Terrence Jones, Kentucky – F, 6-9, 252, So., Portland, Ore.

Doron Lamb, Kentucky – G, 6-4, 210, So., Queens, N.Y.

Justin Hamilton, LSU – C, 7-0, 260, Jr., Alpine, Utah

^Terrance Henry, Ole Miss – F, 6-9, 210, Sr., Monroe, La.

Jeronne Maymon, Tennessee – F, 6-7, 265, Jr., Madison, Wis.

SEC All-Freshman Team

BJ Young, Arkansas – G, 6-3, 175, Fr., St. Louis

Bradley Beal, Florida – G, 6-3, 207, Fr., St. Louis

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Georgia – G, 6-5, 200, Fr., Greenville, Ga.

Anthony Davis, Kentucky – F, 6-10, 220, Fr., Chicago

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky – F, 6-7, 232, Fr., Somerdale, N.J.

Anthony Hickey, LSU – G, 5-11, 182, Fr., Hopkinsville, Ky.

Rodney Hood, Mississippi State – G, 6-8, 204, Fr., Meridian, Miss.

Jarnell Stokes, Tennessee – F, 6-8, 250, Fr., Memphis, Tenn.

SEC All-Defensive Team

Anthony Davis, Kentucky – F, 6-10, 220, Fr., Chicago

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Kentucky – F, 6-7, 232, Fr., Somerdale, N.J.

Reginald Buckner, Ole Miss – F, 6-9, 225, Jr., Memphis, Tenn.

Damontre Harris, South Carolina – F, 6-9, 214, So., Fayetteville, N.C.

Jeffery Taylor, Vanderbilt – F, 6-7, Sr., 225, Norrkoping, Sweden

^-Ties are not broken